Hand with marker writing the text - Health and Safety at Work


Want to improve work health and safety in your workplace? Safe Work Australia is offering between $2,000 and $20,000 to help fund great work health and safety projects. The aims of this Program are to:

  1. increase community awareness and knowledge of WHS and workers’ compensation
  2. build Safe Work Australia's profile as the national policy body for WHS and workers’ compensation
  3. build relationships with key influencers and national bodies, and
  4. support the priority areas including industries, action areas and conditions in the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012–2022.

Sole traders, partnerships, businesses or other organisations operating within Australia that have an ABN can apply for a grant through the Program by proposing a project or initiative that improves WHS in their workplace and supports the priority areas, including industries, action areas and conditions listed in the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012–2022.

Shortlisted finalists will be offered a grant agreement valued between $2,000 and $20,000 for their proposed project or initiative.

Shortlisted finalists’ submissions will be posted on the Safe Work Australia Engage portal and be subject to a public vote. The finalist with the most public votes will win the People’s Choice Award and may receive additional funding of up to $5,000.

Entries close: 31 October 2018.

More information and application

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